Nik Color Efex

Apply stunning and imaginative effects with the world’s most comprehensive set of filters for editing color, tone, contrast, and more.

One of eight powerful plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop® and Lightroom Classic® offering endless creative possibilities.

Virtually unlimited creativity.

Photo Workout

Your launchpad for creativity

With a huge selection of more than 50 creative filters, not to mention 20 original image recipes, Nik Color Efex injects a vibrant splash of color and atmosphere into your photos.

Each filter has six unique modes for applying visual effects, making them as individual as you. Nik Color Efex will take you on a journey, transforming your photos and unleashing your creative potential.


A beautifully designed interface

The refined, elegant interface of Nik Color Efex is designed to give you a sense of style as you edit your images, presenting a broad palette of effects and moods.

Filters give you instant results when you need a quick turnaround, while the logical layout of palettes and tools allows you to refine your colors with ease.


Local adjustments with precision

Control the effect of filters through Nik Collection’s ingenious U Point™ technology, local adjustment tools that target specific areas of your image.

Multiple Control Points work together intelligently, and can be refined to affect regions according to their luminance and color.

Individually these filters are useful; collectively, their scope and potential for creative image effects is huge.

Life After Photoshop

Cut through haze

Remove mist and fog with ClearView, technology borrowed from DxO PhotoLab 5 that’s designed to reduce haziness caused by atmospheric conditions with one simple slider.


Authentic film grains

Following DxO’s unique laboratory analysis of classic film stocks, Nik Color Efex features 29 brand new, authentic film grains.